Humphrey Bogart

American actor (1899–1957)

Humphrey DeForest Bogart (December 25 1899January 14 1957), nicknamed Bogie, was an American film and stage actor known for his dramatic and film noir roles in early 1940s films such as Casablanca and The Maltese Falcon. His performances in Classical Hollywood cinema films made him an American cultural icon. In 1999, the American Film Institute selected Bogart as the greatest male star of classic American cinema.

Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine in Casablanca


  • I'm about as much in favor of communism as J. Edgar Hoover. I despise communism and I believe in our own American brand of democracy.
  • All you owe the public is a good performance.

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  • I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis.

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